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By Guest editorial Randall C. Krog
Skamania Klickitat County Superior Court Judge 

Courts working on safe return of jurors

 


“The men and women who are called upon to serve on juries in both our federal and state courts have maintained a standard of fairness and excellence throughout the history of our country. They have demonstrated a vision and a will toward the administration of justice that is a wellspring of inspiration” (U.S. Supreme Court Chief Justice Earl Warren [1962]).

As our society and our community strive to deal with these uncertain times caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, the judicial system has been equally affected by systematic changes that we are seeing throughout all of our daily lives. The court system is a creature of routine that relies heavily upon the procedural safeguards that have...



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